ELDORADO NATIONAL FOREST (CBS13) — Firefighters say high winds are complicating the battle against a wildfire burning in the Eldorado National Forest on Tuesday.
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The fires is burning north of the Union Valley Reservoir.
About 20 acres have burned so far, according to the US Forest Service.READ MORE: Multi-Vehicle Crash Closes Northbound I-5 Lanes Near Highway 50 Connector In Sacramento
High winds in the area have made access to the area difficult, firefighters say.
The Union incident is one of at least two fires burning in the Eldorado National Forest on Tuesday. The other fire is burning off of Mormon Emigrant Trail and has been dubbed the Cold Fire.
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Updates to follow.